Noma Dumezweni

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Born: 11/30/1968 in Swaziland, , SZ

Filmography

Actor (5)

Doctor Who 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Dirty Pretty Things 2003 (Movie)

Celia (Actor)

After Thomas (TV Show)

Actor

Capital (Tv Show)

Actor

Holby City (Tv Show)

Actor

Milestones

2015

Starred in a production of "Linda" at the Royal Court Theatre.

2015

Was cast as Hermione Granger in a West End production of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child."

2013

Played Captain Magambo in a three episode arc on the series "Doctor Who."

2008

Starred in the TV movie "The Color of Magic."

2005

Played Ruth Younger in a production of Lorraine Hansberry’s "A Raisin in the Sun" at the Young Vic, winning an Olivier Award for her performance.

2002

Played Celia in the independent hit "Dirty Pretty Things."

2001

Made her TV debut as a witch in a televised adaptation of "Macbeth."

Bonus Trivia

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Last name is Xhosa for "famous in the world."

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Grew up living in several African countries with her mother and sister before settling in England.

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Nurtured a love of acting as a child attending classes at Wolsey Youth Theatre in Ipswich.

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Appeared in several productions with the Royal Shakespeare Company's Roundhouse Season including "Romeo and Juliet," "The Winter’s Tale," and "Julius Caesar."

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Her casting as Hermione in the Harry Potter stage play garnered backlash in some social media circles, until J.K. Rowling pointed out that in the books, it's never specified that Hermione is white.

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